Yayoi Kusama

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A sculpture by Yayoi Kusama, titled PUMPKIN, dated 2015.
A sculpture by Yayoi Kusama, titled PUMPKIN, dated 2015.
A sculpture by Yayoi Kusama, titled PUMPKIN, dated 2015.
Yayoi Kusama
PUMPKIN, 2015
Stainless steel and red urethane paint
68 3/8 x 71 3/4 x 66 inches (173.7 x 182.2 x 167.6 cm)
A sculpture by Yayoi Kusama, titled PUMPKIN, dated 2015.
A sculpture by Yayoi Kusama, titled PUMPKIN, dated 2015.
A sculpture by Yayoi Kusama, titled PUMPKIN, dated 2015.
Yayoi Kusama
PUMPKIN, 2015
Stainless steel and urethane paint
46 1/2 x 45 3/4 x 46 3/4 inches (118.1 x 116.2 x 118.7 cm)
An installation by Yayoi Kusama, titled LIFE-REPETITIVE VISION, dated 1998.
An installation by Yayoi Kusama, titled LIFE-REPETITIVE VISION, dated 1998.
An installation by Yayoi Kusama, titled LIFE-REPETITIVE VISION, dated 1998.
Yayoi Kusama
LIFE-REPETITIVE VISION, 1998
Sewn fabric, urethane paint, and wood
58 parts 66 3/4 x 292 x 241 1/4 inches (169.5 x 741.7 x 612.8 cm) (Overall dimensions vary with each installation)
An installation by Yayoi Kusama, titled The Visionary Flowers, dated 2002.
An installation by Yayoi Kusama, titled The Visionary Flowers, dated 2002.
An installation by Yayoi Kusama, titled The Visionary Flowers, dated 2002.
Yayoi Kusama
The Visionary Flowers installed at the Matsumoto City Museum of Art, Matsumoto, Japan
 
The Visionary Flowers, 2002
Painted fiberglass-reinforced concrete
720 1/2 x 639 3/4 x 416 1/8 inches (1830 x 1625 x 1057 cm)
An installation by Yayoi Kusama, titled Aggregation: One Thousand Boats Show, dated 1963.
An installation by Yayoi Kusama, titled Aggregation: One Thousand Boats Show, dated 1963.
An installation by Yayoi Kusama, titled Aggregation: One Thousand Boats Show, dated 1963.
Yayoi Kusama
Aggregation: One Thousand Boats Show, 1963
Rowboat and oars covered by plaster castings in white cotton, a pair of women's shoes and 999 black and white offset posters on paper
Boat: 23 1/2 104 1/4 x 51 1/8 inches (60 x 265 x 130 cm)
An installation by Yayoi Kusama, titled Accumulation No. 1, dated 1962.
An installation by Yayoi Kusama, titled Accumulation No. 1, dated 1962.
An installation by Yayoi Kusama, titled Accumulation No. 1, dated 1962.
Yayoi Kusama
Accumulation No. 1 , 1962
Sewn stuffed fabric, paint, fringe on chair frame
48 x 48 x 48 inches (121.9 x 121.9 x 121.9 cm)
A sculpture by Yayoi Kusama, titled Macaroni Pants, dated 1968.
A sculpture by Yayoi Kusama, titled Macaroni Pants, dated 1968.
A sculpture by Yayoi Kusama, titled Macaroni Pants, dated 1968.
Yayoi Kusama
Macaroni Pants, 1968
Shorts, macaroni, clotheshanger, paint
19 3/4 x 18 1/2 x 1 inches (50 x 47 x 2.5 cm)
A sculpture by Yayoi Kusama, titled Phallic Girl, dated 1967.
A sculpture by Yayoi Kusama, titled Phallic Girl, dated 1967.
A sculpture by Yayoi Kusama, titled Phallic Girl, dated 1967.
Yayoi Kusama
Phallic Girl, 1967
Mannequin with applied sewn stuffed fabric, wig, paint
67 x 39 1/3 x 15 3/4 inches (170 x 100 x 40 cm)
An installation by Yayoi Kusama, titled The obliteration room, dated 2002-present.
An installation by Yayoi Kusama, titled The obliteration room, dated 2002-present.
An installation by Yayoi Kusama, titled The obliteration room, dated 2002-present.
Yayoi Kusama
The obliteration room, 2002-present. Collaboration between Yayoi Kusama and Queensland Art Gallery. Commissioned Queensland Art Gallery, Australia. Gift of the artist through the Queensland Art Gallery Foundation 2012

Furniture, white paint, and dot stickers
Dimensions variable
An installation by Yayoi Kusama, titled INFINITY MIRRORED ROOM - THE SOULS OF MILLIONS OF LIGHT YEARS AWAY, dated 2013.
An installation by Yayoi Kusama, titled INFINITY MIRRORED ROOM - THE SOULS OF MILLIONS OF LIGHT YEARS AWAY, dated 2013.
An installation by Yayoi Kusama, titled INFINITY MIRRORED ROOM - THE SOULS OF MILLIONS OF LIGHT YEARS AWAY, dated 2013.
Yayoi Kusama
INFINITY MIRRORED ROOM - THE SOULS OF MILLIONS OF LIGHT YEARS AWAY, 2013
Wood, metal, glass mirrors, plastic, acrylic panel, rubber, LED lighting system, acrylic balls, and water
113 1/4 x 163 1/2 x 163 1/2 inches (287.7 x 415.3 x 415.3 cm)
An installation by Yayoi Kusama, titled Love is calling, dated 2013.
An installation by Yayoi Kusama, titled Love is calling, dated 2013.
An installation by Yayoi Kusama, titled Love is calling, dated 2013.
Yayoi Kusama
LOVE IS CALLING, 2013
Wood, metal, glass mirrors, tile, acrylic panel, rubber, blowers, lighting element, speakers, and sound
174 1/2 x 340 5/8 x 239 3/8 inches (443 x 865 x 608 cm)
An installation by Yayoi Kusama, titled Aftermath of Obliteration of Eternity, dated 2009.
An installation by Yayoi Kusama, titled Aftermath of Obliteration of Eternity, dated 2009.
An installation by Yayoi Kusama, titled Aftermath of Obliteration of Eternity, dated 2009.
Yayoi Kusama
Aftermath of Obliteration of Eternity, 2009
Mixed media
163 1/2 x 163 1/2 x 113 1/4 inches (415 x 415 x 287.4 cm)
An installation by Yayoi Kusama, titled Yayoi Kusama I’m Here, but Nothing, dated 2009.
An installation by Yayoi Kusama, titled Yayoi Kusama I’m Here, but Nothing, dated 2009.
An installation by Yayoi Kusama, titled Yayoi Kusama I’m Here, but Nothing, dated 2009.
Yayoi Kusama
I’m Here, but Nothing, 2009
Vinyl stickers, ultraviolet fluorescent lights, furniture, and household objects
Overall dimensions vary with each installation
An installation by Yayoi Kusama, titled Dots Obsession, dated 1998.
An installation by Yayoi Kusama, titled Dots Obsession, dated 1998.
An installation by Yayoi Kusama, titled Dots Obsession, dated 1998.
Yayoi Kusama
Dots Obsession installed as part of the 2000-2003 traveling solo exhibition Yayoi Kusama at Les Abattoirs, Toulouse, France
 
Dots Obsession, 1998
Mixed media
Overall dimensions vary with each installation
An installation by Yayoi Kusama, titled Infinity Mirrored Room - Love Forever, dated 1966.
An installation by Yayoi Kusama, titled Infinity Mirrored Room - Love Forever, dated 1966.
An installation by Yayoi Kusama, titled Infinity Mirrored Room - Love Forever, dated 1966.
Yayoi Kusama
Yayoi Kusama with Infinity Mirrored Room – Love Forever installed for the 1966 solo exhibition Peep Show/Endless Love Show at Castellane Gallery, New York
 
Infinity Mirrored Room – Love Forever, 1966
Wood, mirror, light bulbs, and stainless steel
82 5/8 x 94 1/2 x 80 5/8 inches (210 x 240 x 205 cm)
A photograph of Yayoi Kusama with her work, Infinity Mirrored Room – Phalli’s Field, dated 1965.
A photograph of Yayoi Kusama with her work, Infinity Mirrored Room – Phalli’s Field, dated 1965.
A photograph of Yayoi Kusama with her work, Infinity Mirrored Room – Phalli’s Field, dated 1965.
Yayoi Kusama
Yayoi Kusama with Infinity Mirrored Room – Phalli’s Field installed for the 1965 solo exhibition Floor Show at Castellane Gallery, New York
 
Infinity Mirrored Room – Phalli’s Field, 1965
Sewn stuffed fabric and mirrors
141 3/4 x 141 3/4 x 127 5/8 inches (360 x 360 x 324 cm)
Installation view of Yayoi Kusama's Narcisssus Garden in the solo exhibition titled YAYOI KUSAMA, IN INFINITY, at Moderna Museet in Stockholm in 2016.
Installation view of Yayoi Kusama's Narcisssus Garden in the solo exhibition titled YAYOI KUSAMA, IN INFINITY, at Moderna Museet in Stockholm in 2016.
Installation view of Yayoi Kusama's Narcisssus Garden in the solo exhibition titled YAYOI KUSAMA, IN INFINITY, at Moderna Museet in Stockholm in 2016.
Yayoi Kusama
Narcisssus Garden installed as part of the 2016 solo exhibition YAYOI KUSAMA, IN INFINITY, Moderna Museet, Stockholm
A photograph of Yayoi Kusama with her installation titled Narcissus Garden at the 33rd Venice Biennale, in 1966.
A photograph of Yayoi Kusama with her installation titled Narcissus Garden at the 33rd Venice Biennale, in 1966.
A photograph of Yayoi Kusama with her installation titled Narcissus Garden at the 33rd Venice Biennale, in 1966.
Yayoi Kusama
Yayoi Kusama with Narcissus Garden installed for the 33rd Venice Biennale, 1966
 
Narcissus Garden, 1966
1,500 plastic mirror balls
Overall dimensions vary with each installation
A painting by Yayoi Kusama, titled Accumulation No. 15A, dated 1962.
A painting by Yayoi Kusama, titled Accumulation No. 15A, dated 1962.
A painting by Yayoi Kusama, titled Accumulation No. 15A, dated 1962.
Yayoi Kusama
Accumulation No. 15A, 1962
Collage on paper
20 1/4 x 25 3/4 inches (51.5 x 65.4 cm)
A collage by Yayoi Kusama, titled Air Mail Stickers, dated 1962.
A collage by Yayoi Kusama, titled Air Mail Stickers, dated 1962.
A collage by Yayoi Kusama, titled Air Mail Stickers, dated 1962.
Yayoi Kusama
Air Mail Stickers, 1962
Collage on canvas
71 1/2 x 67 1/2 inches (181.6 x 171.5 cm)
A collage by Yayoi Kusama, titled Self-Obliteration No. 1, dated 1962-1967.
A collage by Yayoi Kusama, titled Self-Obliteration No. 1, dated 1962-1967.
A collage by Yayoi Kusama, titled Self-Obliteration No. 1, dated 1962-1967.
Yayoi Kusama
Self-Obliteration No. 1, 1962-1967
Watercolor, pen, pencil and photocollage on paper
15 7/8 x 19 7/8
A collage work by Yayoi Kusama, titled Self-Obliteration No. 2, dated 1967.
A collage work by Yayoi Kusama, titled Self-Obliteration No. 2, dated 1967.
A collage work by Yayoi Kusama, titled Self-Obliteration No. 2, dated 1967.
Yayoi Kusama
Self-Obliteration No. 2, 1967
Watercolor, pen, pastel and photocollage on paper
15 7/8 x 19 7/8 (40.4 x 50.4 cm)
A painting by Yayoi Kusama, titled I WHO CRY IN THE FLOWERING SEASON, dated 2015.
A painting by Yayoi Kusama, titled I WHO CRY IN THE FLOWERING SEASON, dated 2015.
A painting by Yayoi Kusama, titled I WHO CRY IN THE FLOWERING SEASON, dated 2015.
Yayoi Kusama
I WHO CRY IN THE FLOWERING SEASON, 2015
Acrylic on canvas
76 3/8 x 76 3/8 inches (194 x 194 cm)
A painting by Yayoi Kusama, titled Give Me Love, dated 2015.
A painting by Yayoi Kusama, titled Give Me Love, dated 2015.
A painting by Yayoi Kusama, titled Give Me Love, dated 2015.
Yayoi Kusama
GIVE ME LOVE, 2015
Acrylic on canvas
76 3/8 x 76 3/8 inches (194 x 194 cm)
A painting by Yayoi Kusama, titled RESTING AT THE RIVERSIDE, dated 2014.
A painting by Yayoi Kusama, titled RESTING AT THE RIVERSIDE, dated 2014.
A painting by Yayoi Kusama, titled RESTING AT THE RIVERSIDE, dated 2014.
Yayoi Kusama
RESTING AT THE RIVERSIDE, 2014
Acrylic on canvas
76 3/8 x 76 3/8 inches (194 x 194 cm)
A painting by Yayoi Kusama, titled VISIONARY DEATH, dated 2014.
A painting by Yayoi Kusama, titled VISIONARY DEATH, dated 2014.
A painting by Yayoi Kusama, titled VISIONARY DEATH, dated 2014.
Yayoi Kusama
VISIONARY DEATH, 2014
Acrylic on canvas
76 3/8 x 76 3/8 inches (194 x 194 cm)
A painting by Yayoi Kusama, titled FEAR OF YOUTH OVERWHELMED BY THE SPRINGTIME OF LIFE, dated 2014.
A painting by Yayoi Kusama, titled FEAR OF YOUTH OVERWHELMED BY THE SPRINGTIME OF LIFE, dated 2014.
A painting by Yayoi Kusama, titled FEAR OF YOUTH OVERWHELMED BY THE SPRINGTIME OF LIFE, dated 2014.
Yayoi Kusama
FEAR OF YOUTH OVERWHELMED BY THE SPRINGTIME OF LIFE, 2014
Acrylic on canvas
76 3/8 x 76 3/8 inches (194 x 194 cm)
A painting by Yayoi Kusama, titled WOMEN IN THE MEMORIES, dated 2013.
A painting by Yayoi Kusama, titled WOMEN IN THE MEMORIES, dated 2013.
A painting by Yayoi Kusama, titled WOMEN IN THE MEMORIES, dated 2013.
Yayoi Kusama
WOMEN IN THE MEMORIES, 2013
Acrylic on canvas
76 3/8 x 76 3/8 inches (194 x 194 cm)
A painting by Yayoi Kusama, titled PARTY IN THE DEAD OF NIGHT, dated 2013.
A painting by Yayoi Kusama, titled PARTY IN THE DEAD OF NIGHT, dated 2013.
A painting by Yayoi Kusama, titled PARTY IN THE DEAD OF NIGHT, dated 2013.
Yayoi Kusama
PARTY IN THE DEAD OF NIGHT, 2013
Acrylic on canvas
76 3/8 x 76 3/8 inches (194 x 194 cm)
A painting by Yayoi Kusama, titled BRILLIANCE OF LIFE, dated 2013.
A painting by Yayoi Kusama, titled BRILLIANCE OF LIFE, dated 2013.
A painting by Yayoi Kusama, titled BRILLIANCE OF LIFE, dated 2013.
Yayoi Kusama
BRILLIANCE OF LIFE, 2013
Acrylic on canvas
76 3/8 x 76 3/8 inches (194 x 194 cm)
A painting by Yayoi Kusama, titled A WOMAN WITH PINK HAIR, dated 2013.
A painting by Yayoi Kusama, titled A WOMAN WITH PINK HAIR, dated 2013.
A painting by Yayoi Kusama, titled A WOMAN WITH PINK HAIR, dated 2013.
Yayoi Kusama
A WOMAN WITH PINK HAIR, 2013
Acrylic on canvas
76 3/8 x 76 3/8 inches (194 x 194 cm)
A painting by Yayoi Kusama, titled INFINITY-NETS, dated 2006.
A painting by Yayoi Kusama, titled INFINITY-NETS, dated 2006.
A painting by Yayoi Kusama, titled INFINITY-NETS, dated 2006.
Yayoi Kusama
INFINITY-NETS, 2006
Acrylic on canvas
39 3/8 x 39 3/8 inches (100 x 100 cm)
A painting by Yayoi Kusama, titled MY HEART, dated 2015.
A painting by Yayoi Kusama, titled MY HEART, dated 2015.
A painting by Yayoi Kusama, titled MY HEART, dated 2015.
Yayoi Kusama
MY HEART, 2015
Acrylic on canvas
63 3/4 x 51 5/16 inches (162 x 130.3 cm)
Yayoi Kusama
Yayoi Kusama
Yayoi Kusama
Yayoi Kusama
INFINITY-NETS [RMOST], 2013
Acrylic on canvas
51 3/8 x 51 3/8 inches (130.3 x 130.3 cm)
A painting by Yayoi Kusama, titled INFINITY-NETS [SRVQT], dated 2013.
A painting by Yayoi Kusama, titled INFINITY-NETS [SRVQT], dated 2013.
A painting by Yayoi Kusama, titled INFINITY-NETS [SRVQT], dated 2013.
Yayoi Kusama
INFINITY-NETS [SRVQT], 2013
Acrylic on canvas
63 3/4 x 51 3/8 inches (162 x 130.3 cm)
A painting by Yayoi Kusama, titled A-CRAB, dated 2008.
A painting by Yayoi Kusama, titled A-CRAB, dated 2008.
A painting by Yayoi Kusama, titled A-CRAB, dated 2008.
Yayoi Kusama
A-CRAB, 2008
Acrylic on canvas
71 3/8 x 89 1/2 inches (181.3 x 227.3 cm)
A collage by Yayoi Kusama, titled Flowers and Self-Portrait, dated 1973.
A collage by Yayoi Kusama, titled Flowers and Self-Portrait, dated 1973.
A collage by Yayoi Kusama, titled Flowers and Self-Portrait, dated 1973.
Yayoi Kusama
Flowers and Self-Portrait, 1973
Collage, watercolor and ink on paper
20 3/4 x 16 1/2 inches (53 x 42 cm)
A photograph of Yayoi Kusama with Infinity Net paintings in her New York studio, 1961.
A photograph of Yayoi Kusama with Infinity Net paintings in her New York studio, 1961.
A photograph of Yayoi Kusama with Infinity Net paintings in her New York studio, 1961.
Yayoi Kusama
Yayoi Kusama with Infinity Net paintings in her New York studio, 1961
A painting by Yayoi Kusama, titled No. F, dated 1959.
A painting by Yayoi Kusama, titled No. F, dated 1959.
A painting by Yayoi Kusama, titled No. F, dated 1959.
Yayoi Kusama
No. F, 1959
Oil on canvas
41 1/2 x 52" (105.4 x 132.1 cm)
A painting by Yayoi Kusama, titled Nets, dated 1957.
A painting by Yayoi Kusama, titled Nets, dated 1957.
A painting by Yayoi Kusama, titled Nets, dated 1957.
Yayoi Kusama
Nets, 1957
Gouache on paper
12 1/2 x 12 3/4 inches (31.8 x 32.4 cm)
A painting by Yayoi Kusama, titled No. 19 H.S.W., dated 1956.
A painting by Yayoi Kusama, titled No. 19 H.S.W., dated 1956.
A painting by Yayoi Kusama, titled No. 19 H.S.W., dated 1956.
Yayoi Kusama
No. 19 H.S.W., 1956
Pastel and gouache on paper
23 1/2 x 18 inches (59.7 x 45.7 cm)
A painting by Yayoi Kusama, titledLeaves, dated 1954.
A painting by Yayoi Kusama, titledLeaves, dated 1954.
A painting by Yayoi Kusama, titledLeaves, dated 1954.
Yayoi Kusama
Leaves, 1954
Goauche on paper
7 7/8 x 10 3.4 inches (20.1 x 27.3 cm)
A pastel and ink work by Yayoi Kusama, titled Snow Ball in Sunset (Snow Ball in Sansunset), dated 1953.
A pastel and ink work by Yayoi Kusama, titled Snow Ball in Sunset (Snow Ball in Sansunset), dated 1953.
A pastel and ink work by Yayoi Kusama, titled Snow Ball in Sunset (Snow Ball in Sansunset), dated 1953.
Yayoi Kusama
Snow Ball in Sunset (Snow Ball in Sansunset), 1953
Pastel and tempera with black ink on red paper
10 x 10 1/4 inches (25.4 x 26 cm)
A pastel and tempera work by Yayoi Kusama, titled Early-Earth, dated 1953.
A pastel and tempera work by Yayoi Kusama, titled Early-Earth, dated 1953.
A pastel and tempera work by Yayoi Kusama, titled Early-Earth, dated 1953.
Yayoi Kusama
Early-Earth, 1953
Pastel and tempera on red paper
12 x 11 inches (30.5 x 27.9 cm)
An ink and pastel work by Yayoi Kusama, titled Flower Bud No. 6, dated 1952.
An ink and pastel work by Yayoi Kusama, titled Flower Bud No. 6, dated 1952.
An ink and pastel work by Yayoi Kusama, titled Flower Bud No. 6, dated 1952.
Yayoi Kusama
Flower Bud No. 6, 1952
Ink and pastel on paper
14 1/8 x 9 7/8 inches (35.8 x 25.2 cm)
A watercolor by Yayoi Kusama, titled The Flower No 8, dated 1952.
A watercolor by Yayoi Kusama, titled The Flower No 8, dated 1952.
A watercolor by Yayoi Kusama, titled The Flower No 8, dated 1952.
Yayoi Kusama
The Flower No 8, 1952
Watercolor on paper
14 x 9 7/8 inches (35.6 x 25.1 cm)
A painting by Yayoi Kusama, titled Accumulation of the Corpses (Prisoner Surrounded by the Curtain of Depersonalization), dated 1950.
A painting by Yayoi Kusama, titled Accumulation of the Corpses (Prisoner Surrounded by the Curtain of Depersonalization), dated 1950.
A painting by Yayoi Kusama, titled Accumulation of the Corpses (Prisoner Surrounded by the Curtain of Depersonalization), dated 1950.
Yayoi Kusama
Accumulation of the Corpses (Prisoner Surrounded by the Curtain of Depersonalization), 1950
Oil and enamel on seed sack
28 1/2 x 36 inches (72.3 x 91.5 cm)
A painting by Yayoi Kusama, titled Lingering Dream, dated 1949.
A painting by Yayoi Kusama, titled Lingering Dream, dated 1949.
A painting by Yayoi Kusama, titled Lingering Dream, dated 1949.
Yayoi Kusama
Lingering Dream, 1949
Pigment on paper
53 3/4 x 59 3/4 inches (136.5 x 151.7 cm)